East of Eden
|Name of Work||East of Eden|
|Production Location||United States|
1986 Vintage edition
The interwoven, sprawling story of three generations of two families, mostly taking place in the Salinas Valley in California; shows the development of the moral character of the characters.
The battle between good and evil, guilt and innocence. Takes the position that we are influenced by many things, but ultimately we have free will.
Life is filled with great and important choices.
Many biblical allusions, from the title, to the stories - and even the names -- of the main characters.